Clas­si­cal

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About - Matthew West­wood

is the sec­ond of three in­stal­ments at Artspace held over three con­sec­u­tive years (2016-18), cu­rated by Talia Linz and Alexie Glass-Kan­tor. The ex­hi­bi­tion fo­cuses on fem­i­nist, queer and anti-racist per­spec­tives of the body. It fea­tures lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional artists in­clud­ing Francis Alys, Brook An­drew, Del Kathryn Bar­ton, Farida Ba­tool, Vivi­enne Binns, Leigh Bow­ery and more. Artspace, The Gun­nery, 43-51 Cow­per Wharf Road­way, Syd­ney. In­quiries: (02) 9356 0555 or on­line. Un­til Oc­to­ber 2. Sa­lon des Re­fuses Greig and Be­yond The Aus­tralian Cham­ber Or­ches­tra cel­e­brates the mu­sic of Nor­way’s most dis­tinc­tive com­poser and lead­ing in­ter­preter of Greig, Hen­ning Krag­gerud, in Greig and Be­yond. Krag­gerud joins the ACO on this na­tional tour with two of his works fea­tur­ing in the pro­gram as well as new mu­sic by Aus­tralian com­poser Ross Ed­wards. City Recital Hall, 2 An­gel Place, Syd­ney. Tick­ets: $44-$125. Book­ings: 1800 444 444 or on­line. Septem­ber 1-2, 5-6. which Melba — played by so­prano Emma Matthews (above) and An­nie Aitken as the younger diva — re­flects on her life and ca­reer to that mo­ment. The re­sult is a piece where the melodic lines of opera are wo­ven into the fab­ric of the orig­i­nal score. The Hayes has in­vested in se­ri­ous theatre tal­ent to bring the show to the stage, un­der di­rec­tor Wayne Har­ri­son and mu­si­cal di­rec­tor Michael Ty­ack. Hayes Theatre Co, 19 Green­knowe Ave, Syd­ney. To­day, 2pm and 7.30pm. Tick­ets: $70. Book­ings: (02) 8065 7337 or

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